A Conversation With Nancy C. Andreasen

Info Document Actions Print this The New York Times reports an extremely important discussion with psychiatrist and neuroscientist Nancy C. Andreasen. In he conversation, Prof. Andreasen speaks out about her findings that neuroleptic psychiatric drugs (also known as “antipsychotics”) are leading to significant brain atrophy — or shrinkage — in patients. A Conversation With Nancy…

Electroshock Forced on Children and Involuntary Adults

Info Document Actions Print this Electroshock Forced on Children and Involuntary Adults Date Published: Jan 29, 2009 07:00 PM Author: Peter Breggin, MD Source: Huffington Post from: www.breggin.com America and Australia are two countries I vastly admire. Nonetheless, they are continuing to abuse psychiatric patients with electroshock treatment (ECT). In America involuntary adults are being…

Alternatives 2009

Info The 23rd annual Alternatives conference has begun.. What Convention When Oct 28, 2009 12:00 AM to Nov 01, 2009 12:00 AM Where Omaha, Nebraska, USA Contact Name info@mhselfhelp.org Contact Phone (800) 553-4539 Attendees All are welcome, especially invited are mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors. Add event to calendar vCal iCal theme: “Uniting Our…

Alzheimer’s drugs double death risk in elderly

Info Document Actions Print this One more piece of scientific evidence that neuroleptics may be the reason people in public mental health system die so many years earlier than the general population. Alzheimer’s drugs double death risk in elderly Author: Associated Press Source: National Public Radio original AP story: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=99141561 LONDON January 8, 2009, 07:05…